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Word Usage Tips – tips on correct word usage, In this article you are going to learn (answer vs reply) and their usage in sentences.
Answer Vs Reply
How to use answer and reply correctly:
In general we are said to answer a question and to reply’ to an attack Answer is used to imply something which serves the purpose for which it was said which satisfies the questioner, silence the objector and defeats the opponent. A reply’ is something said in return to some the Government Department concerned, is required to prepare a reply to it.. Hence we say, His reply is no answer to my question ‘or many statement have been issued in reply to this public man, but he has not yet been answered. When we say: This plan has not served the purpose and calls for substitution by a better one.